SOURCE: COMPTEL

March 24, 2015 09:00 ET

Leading Industry Innovators and Top Lawmaker to Take Center Stage at COMPTEL PLUS Business Expo 2015

Sen. Bill Nelson, Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure and Google Executive Milo Medin to Be Featured in Keynote Sessions April 12-15 in Orlando

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - Mar 24, 2015) - The COMPTEL PLUS Business Expo 2015 is bringing together a top telecommunications lawmaker and high-profile industry innovators to share their insights about the state of the industry, changes to expect in the coming years and the cutting-edge products and services that are expected to result from the next generation of communications technologies. The event will feature keynote sessions with Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.), Sprint President and CEO Marcelo Claure and Google Inc. Vice President of Access Services Milo Medin.

"The market is rapidly changing, and with that comes shifting business strategies as companies redefine themselves to address new opportunities in wired and wireless communications, as well as fundamental changes to the laws and policies. We are honored to bring together three distinguished speakers who can share their insights on how the industry is evolving and the challenges on the horizon," said COMPTEL CEO Chip Pickering. "Our speakers are staunch advocates for the technology and telecommunications industry, and are embracing disruptive approaches to ensure that consumers and businesses of all sizes can continue to benefit from a competitive marketplace. With the strong caliber of speakers we are hosting this Spring, COMPTEL PLUS is a must-attend event."

The schedule for featured speakers includes:

Monday, April 13 - 9:15 a.m.
Sen. Bill Nelson, Ranking Democrat on Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation
During the Congressional keynote address, Sen. Nelson will discuss the outlook for the 114th Congress and communications-related issues before the Senate Commerce Committee.

Monday, April 13 - 10:30 a.m.
Milo Medin, Vice President, Access Services, Google, Inc.
In the opening session and industry keynote address, Medin will discuss the "Agenda for Broadband Abundance."

Tuesday, April 14 - 2:30 p.m.
Marcelo Claure, President & CEO, Sprint
During his keynote address, Claure, who was recently named CEO of Sprint, will discuss his vision for the global wireless market, Sprint's goals and deployment agenda, the importance of special access services and what new, exciting products are expected to transform wireless communications.

The COMPTEL PLUS Business Expo 2015 takes place April 12-15 at the Gaylord Palms in Orlando, Fla. In addition to keynote presenters, the event features concurrent sessions on business and technology opportunities, comprehensive sales training, a workshop on realizing benefits from mergers and acquisitions, and a trade show showcasing the top vendors of products and services for the communications industry.

For more information about the COMPTEL PLUS Business Expo 2015 or to register, visit www.comptelplus.org.

About COMPTEL PLUS
COMPTEL PLUS is the preeminent networking event for innovative communications companies and their supplier partners. Held twice a year, COMPTEL PLUS provides attendees with the opportunity to learn about new products, services and industry trends; meet potential customers and do business. In addition, COMPTEL PLUS offers comprehensive educational programming led by experienced industry speakers. COMPTEL PLUS is produced by COMPTEL, the leading industry association advocating for competitive networks and competitive communications policy. The COMPTEL PLUS Business Expo 2015 is scheduled for April 12-15 at the Gaylord Palms in Orlando, Fla. Follow us at www.comptelplus.org or on Twitter at @COMPTELPLUS and #COMPTELSpring15.

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